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Code: EY/21/1372 Safeguarding for Lead Practitioners via Zoom

This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the Front Door for Families
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
    training needs in relation to the policy

The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

 It is expected that delegates will refresh their training every two years.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 22 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: EY/21/1140 Supporting Special Educational Needs in Foundation Stage Settings

These sessions aim to:

  • enable early years providers to identify and address special educational needs in their settings
  • provide a range of strategies and approaches to further develop good inclusive practice in settings
  • clarify roles and responsibilities set out in the SEN Code of Practice

Session 1: Setting the Scene
Session 2: Providing and Managing SEN Support
Session 3: The Wider Picture: Working with Others


Who should attend?

SENCOs and managers in early years foundation stage settings. Other early education practitioners interested in developing their SEN knowledge and practice with a view to considering a SENCO role in the future. Early years foundation stage school staff.


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2021 09:15 - 13:00 Teams Map
2 14 October 2021 09:15 - 13:00 Teams Map
3 17 November 2021 09:15 - 13:00 Teams Map

Code: EY/21/1648 Understanding the Changes to the EYFS (EVENT FULL)

The aim of this course is:

  • To familiarise yourself with the key changes to the EYFS and Development Matters

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 September 2021 09:45 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: EY/21/1373 Safeguarding - children in need of protection via Zoom

This course is for staff and volunteers working in all Early Years settings. During the session you will gain a basic understanding of your role in establishing a safe environment and safe working practices in protecting children and young people from harm and abuse. You will gain confidence handling concerns and disclosures, learn the signs and symptoms of abuse, gain knowledge about the legal background of child protection and discuss the multi-agency approach to safeguarding.

 It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every three years.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 October 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 05 October 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: EY/21/1141 Supporting Children with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) / Social Communication Difficulties in the Early Years

What is Autism?  Covering initial concerns through to the diagnostic pathway.  Increasing awareness of sensory processing and exploring strategies, approaches and interventions to support communication, behaviour, interaction, play and learning for children with ASC / social communication difficulties.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 October 2021 09:15 - 15:00 Teams Map

Code: EY/21/1649 EYFS Essentials

The aims of this course are:

  • To familiarise yourself with key elements of the EYFS
  • To inform and support your ability to meet the learning and development needs of young children

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 October 2021 09:45 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: EY/21/1644 Autumn Early Years Network Meeting

This Network Meeting is an opportunity to:

  • Meet the Early Years Team
  • Hear updates from the sector
  • Ask questions
  • Meet other local colleagues from private, voluntary and independent pre-schools and nurseries.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2021 13:30 - 15:00 Teams Map

Code: EY/21/1645 Autumn Early Years Network Meeting

This Network Meeting is an opportunity to:

  • Meet the Early Years Team
  • Hear updates from the sector
  • Ask questions
  • Meet other local colleagues from private, voluntary and independent pre-schools and nurseries.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2021 09:30 - 11:00 Teams Map

Code: EY/21/1650 Discovering Maths - Everyday and Everywhere

High quality experiences of mathematics are the entitlement of every child.

This stimulating online day course will support participants to effectively implement practical, affordable approaches that support children’s mathematical development.

This course fully aligns with the revised EYFS from September 2021.

Key mathematical concepts will be explored in conjunction with the Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning and links with other areas of learning and development.

Consideration will be given to supporting children’s mathematical language through stories, songs and rhymes.

Participants will gain confidence in extending children’s mathematical learning through sharing their own insights and experiences whilst exploring and reflecting upon research evidence, resources and pedagogical approaches.

The aims of this course are:

  • To increase understanding of how to support children’s development in mathematics through providing a mathematically rich learning environment and opportunities
  • To consider how children learn mathematical concepts and how this process can be supported by the skilled and sensitive adult

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 November 2021 09:45 - 15:30 Zoom Map

Code: EY/21/1646 Autumn Early Years Network Meeting

This Network Meeting is an opportunity to:

  • Meet the Early Years Team
  • Hear updates from the sector
  • Ask questions
  • Meet other local colleagues from private, voluntary and independent pre-schools and nurseries.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 November 2021 13:30 - 15:00 Teams Map